As the day is classified “black” in the South-East in the direction of departures, road traffic was already very congested on Saturday morning in the Drôme on the A7 motorway.
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Very complicated traffic on the roads of France. Bison futé counts 616 kilometers of traffic jams at 10.30 a.m., Saturday August 6th. The agency is planning a day "rouge” on the whole road network and even “noire” in the South-East, in the direction of departures. Road traffic was already dense on Saturday morning with a level of traffic jam qualified as“exceptional” by Bison futé, particularly in the Drôme on the A7 motorway.
The peak of traffic jams is expected between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. but the difficulties will remain very high until 8 p.m. according to Bison futé. The public road information service advises motorists to leave or cross Île-de-France after 12 noon to avoid slowdowns, as well as avoid the A71 motorway, between Orléans and Clermont-Ferrand, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., as well as the A8, between Aix-en-Provence and Nice, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bison smart also advises against taking the A7, between Salon-de-Provence and Marseille, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Traffic will be more fluid on Sunday, with a day classified as green at the national level but orange in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and in the Mediterranean arc.